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Basil and Havarti Cheese Pinwheels

Basil and Havarti Cheese Pinwheels
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 16
Aromatic basil leaves mix with sun-dried tomatoes and mild Danish Havarti cheese in this flavour-packed crescent appetizer.
November 17, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 can (235 g) Pillsbury* Crescents
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) drained finely chopped marinated sun-dried tomatoes
  • 30-35 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Havarti cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Unroll dough and separate into 2 long rectangles; press each into 12x4-inch (30x10 cm) rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal.
  • 2
    Sprinkle sun-dried tomatoes over each rectangle, spreading evenly. Sprinkle each with basil and cheese.
  • 3
    Starting with one short side, roll up each rectangle; press edge to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on baking sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from baking sheet. Serve warm.

  • Variation: Also great with mozzarella cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 16
Calories
70
Total Fat
4 1/2g
Saturated Fat
2g
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbs
6g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Sugars
1g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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